Molecular Switches

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Title: Molecular Switches
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Date: December 10, 2005
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The molecule they used was the carbon nanotube. It's composition is of a lattice of carbon atoms rolled up into a long, narrow tube, one billionth of a meter wide. These can conduct electricity or, depending on how the tube is twisted, they can semiconductors...
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These can conduct electricity or, depending on how the tube is twisted, they can semiconductors. The semiconducting nanotube is the only active element in the transistor. The transistor works like it's silicon relatives, but in much less space. Dekker did, however, emphasize that they had made only a prototype...
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